PAGASA Weather Update August 21 on Typhoon Maring

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 , Posted by JED at 12:49:00 AM

PAGASA Weather Update August 21 on Typhoon Maring

At 1:00 am today, August 21, Tropical Storm Maring has gained strength as it continues to move in a northwest direction.

Tropical Storm Maring was estimated based on satellite and surface data at 520 km Northeast of Itbayat, Batanes (23.6°N, 126.8°E) with maximum sustained winds of 105 kph near the center
and gustiness of 135 kph.  It is forecast to move Northwest at 19 kph.

No Public Storm Warning Signals Raised.

24-Hour Weather Forecast:

Wednesday evening at 430 km North of Itbayat, Batanes or outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR)

Estimated rainfall amount is from 10 - 40 mm per hour (heavy - torrential) within the 500 km diameter of the Tropical Storm.

"Maring" " will continue to enhance the Southwest Monsoon that will bring moderate to heavy rainshowers and thunderstorms over Luzon particularly over the Western Sea.

Fishermen specially those using small seacrafts are advised not to venture out over the seaboards of Luzon due to the possible big waves generated by the enhanced Southwest Monsoon.

The public and the disaster coordinating councils concerned are advised to take appropriate actions and watch for the next bulletin to be issued at 11 a.m. today.

Source: PAGASA

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